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News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page. 

Thu, 04/14/2022

The offices of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana will be closed Good Friday, April 15, 2022.  The Case Management and Electronic Case Filing system is available for electronic filing 24 hours a day. Limited telephone...

Sun, 03/20/2022

 We are pleased to announce CM/ECF is back online.

ATTENTION ALL FILERS before you can file documents electronically, you must link your PACER account with your CM/ECF account. 
The following guide provides step-by-...

Thu, 03/17/2022

CM/ECF will go offline at 2:00 PM on Thursday, March 17, 2022 to begin the installation and migration process to NextGen CM/ECF.

It will be unavailable to all filers. It is anticipated that the system will be available...

Fri, 03/11/2022

Step-by-step instructions for linking existing Legacy CM/ECF accounts with PACER.

Mon, 02/28/2022

February 28 - March 1, 2022

In observance of Mardi Gras, the Lafayette and Alexandria Divisions of the United States Bankruptcy Clerk's offices will be closed to the public Monday, February 28, 2022, and Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Limited...

Wed, 02/16/2022

Due to an elevator malfunction and until further notice, access to the Alexandria courtroom on the 2nd Floor of the Hemenway Building will be by stairway only. Repairs are in process, but the court has been advised they could take up to several...

Thu, 02/03/2022

February 4th, 2022

Due to the forecast for inclement weather overnight, the Shreveport Division of the Clerk’s Office for the United States Bankruptcy Court will be closed on Friday, February 4th, 2022.  The court’s Case Management and...

Wed, 02/02/2022

February 5th, 2022

Agencies are notified version 7.19 will be deployed to production on Saturday, February 5th, 2022, from 5 pm to 9 pm CT. All services will be unavailable during the deployment window. The CM/ECF...

Tue, 01/25/2022

January 29th, 2022

Pay.Gov will be conducting a Disaster Recovery Exercise (DRE) and a transfer production system operations on Saturday, January 29th, 2022, beginning at 6:00 pm (ET). The target duration for this exercise is four (4)...

Tue, 01/04/2022

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana is offering publicly the opportunity to bid on excess communication and office equipment. Please review the attached notice.